27 episodes

Rock Your Mic Right is a podcast about podcasting, brought to you by Karly Nimmo. As the founder of Radcasters Podcasting S'cool, Karly has worked with hundreds of podcasters over the past 5 years. In this podcast, Karly brings you an honest and refreshing accounts of the realities of podcasting, stories from her podcasting buddies and clients, and simple tips to rock your mic right.

Rock Your Mic Right Karly Nimmo

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

Rock Your Mic Right is a podcast about podcasting, brought to you by Karly Nimmo. As the founder of Radcasters Podcasting S'cool, Karly has worked with hundreds of podcasters over the past 5 years. In this podcast, Karly brings you an honest and refreshing accounts of the realities of podcasting, stories from her podcasting buddies and clients, and simple tips to rock your mic right.

    An announcement and honouring your creative muse

    An announcement and honouring your creative muse

    In today's episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is talking about honouring your creative muse. She talks about inspiration and consistency, and she is also announcing that she will not be posting Rock Your Mic Right episodes every week.

    00:54 - "Consistency is no longer a question. Commitment is not longer a question"
    03:12 - There is a difference between hard work and hard slog
    04:56 - Three pillars of podcasting
    05:31 - An announcement about Rock Your Mic Right
    07:35 - Consistency doesn't need to look any certain way

    To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com

    • 10 min
    Monetizing a podcast - its a business

    Monetizing a podcast - its a business

    In today's episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is talking about podcast monetizing. She talks about the ways to make money from podcasting, but also about the ways that podcasting is good for us.

    01:45 - Monetizing a podcast is building a business
    03:05 - Unless you're working as a podcast proffesional, you're making money in indirect ways
    05:20 - Why do you want to start a podcast and what's in it for you?
    09:01 - Podcasting is here as a tool for storytelling

    To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com

    • 10 min
    Podcast Guest Onboarding

    Podcast Guest Onboarding

    Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is talking about podcast guest onboarding. She gives us tips on how to work with our guest by sharing the examples of the way she is doing it.

    01:11 - Get yourself into a scheduling system
    02:58 - Don't ask for answers to the questions that you will be asking on a show
    05:52 - Set the tone and let them know the details
    10:45 - The worst feeling is not knowing where the show is gonna happen
    11:41 - You want to make sure that they have what they need

    To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com

    • 15 min
    Podcasters magical thinking

    Podcasters magical thinking

    In this episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about podcasters magical thinking. She explains that a successful podcast requires a lot of work and that we should know our expectations if our show is simple.

    01:41 - If you want to monetize your podcast, it is a business and business requires you to work
    03:10 - What does it take to create an externally successful podcast?
    05:32 - If you got a simple show expect it to take a little longer to grow
    07:08 - Podcasting is a great tool for expression
    08:53 - We have to reframe the way we see downloads

    To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com

    • 12 min
    How do I record and structure a solo podcast episode

    How do I record and structure a solo podcast episode

    In today's episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about how to record and structure a solo podcast episode. She is explaining us why solo podcast is a good idea and she gives us a lot of tips while telling us her way of doing it.

    01:33 - We do what we have to do as podcasters to get our content out there
    03:18 - Injecting a little bit more you into your show can be a really great way for people to connect with you
    04:55 - Don't let yourself be turned off by thinking that you don't have enough to say
    06:12 - How do I do this often batching?
    08:24 - What comes next is some kind of structure
    10:57 - Having some kind of way to end really helps you be able to end rather than just go on

    To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com

    • 14 min
    Experiments in Podcasting - exploring the Netflix style binge release

    Experiments in Podcasting - exploring the Netflix style binge release

    Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about experiments in podcasting and exploring the Netflix style binge experiment that she has done. She shares her opinion and her experience, while also explaining us how there is only one style of podcasting that can work with Netflix style binge.

    00:44 - The Netflix binge experiment
    01:36 - "I thought that's how people consume because we know that podcast listeners are binge listening to our shows"
    04:05 - "I didn't get the downloads that I anticipated"
    04:52 - It needs to be really good content in order for you to make it binge worthy

    To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com

    • 6 min

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A rule breaker! And I love it!

I have been following Karly for years and she has always been my go to for anything I need to know about podcasting. She breaks all the rules and that’s what makes her such a great Podcaster. Thank God she finally has a podcast about podcasting.

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